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Under-Told Stories Project

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Our Mission

The Under-Told Stories Project works to expand, sustain and improve coverage of the world outside America in broadcast, print and emerging new media outlets.  Our challenge is to direct American eyes to the daily concerns of far away people who increasingly affect our lives.  We hope to reawaken the generous curiosity of Americans   —our students in particular— about a world we can no longer ignore.

Recent Stories

Americas

Creating Bridges Between U.S. Farmers and Mexican Workers

Mexicans who come to the U.S. seeking employment often leave their loved ones and culture behind. In Wisconsin, a nonprofit helps connect American farmers with their migrant employees through language and cultural education. Some of the farmers travel to Mexico to visit the families of their workers — who can’t risk the trip home themselves. Special correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro reports.

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Asia

Tracking Disease

Viruses like Avian flu, Ebola and Marburg often fester in animals before moving into human populations. Animals in regions…